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18th Jan '18 2:04:27 AM jormis29
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* If Creator/DavidMitchell is around, you'll probably hear the word "massive" used with peculiar emphasis... not necessarily by him.

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* If Creator/DavidMitchell Creator/{{David Mitchell|Actor}} is around, you'll probably hear the word "massive" used with peculiar emphasis... not necessarily by him.
6th Jan '18 5:20:15 PM nombretomado
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* [[JackReacher Lee Child]] never fails to mention that "Reacher said nothing".

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* [[JackReacher [[Literature/JackReacher Lee Child]] never fails to mention that "Reacher said nothing".
18th Dec '17 2:21:26 PM CheeseDogX
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* Music/{{Kamelot}} lyrics seem to like to use carmine wherever a word meaning a shade of red needs to be used.

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* Music/{{Kamelot}} lyrics seem to like to use carmine wherever a word meaning a shade of red needs to be used. Singer Roy Khan seemed to like the phrase "my history," as well.
18th Dec '17 1:38:45 PM CheeseDogX
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* It seems Music/RhapsodyOfFire say "mighty" at least once a song, on their older albums at least. "Holy" is also an unusually common adjective ("unholy" is frequent too for that matter).

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* It seems Music/RhapsodyOfFire say "mighty" at least once a song, on their older albums at least. "Holy" is also an unusually common adjective ("unholy" is frequent too for that matter). "Abyss" gets a lot of use two, pronounced "ah-BEES" due to Fabio Leone's Italian accent.
18th Dec '17 1:27:36 PM CheeseDogX
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** He liked to reuse some phrases in many songs. He described any music he liked was called Rock and Roll and/or Rock. Crowds at concerts "roared like a lion," the actual music at a concert is a "jam session," and the band "got down like a Magikist." He also frequently mentioned sexual acts with animals, in very explicit terms. Anything that was good was a "joy ride," and anything that was bad was a "Hell ride," or a "demon Hell ride" if it was really bad.
18th Dec '17 12:45:20 PM CheeseDogX
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** His characters with thick Maine accents never say yes, they say "ayuh."
18th Dec '17 12:43:17 PM CheeseDogX
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** Also, Snape's long black cloak sure does a lot of billowing.

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** Also, Snape's long black cloak sure does a lot of billowing. And his face is always framed by "curtains of greasy black hair,"



** She is a big fan of SaidBookism, and adverbs. These are generally considered no-nos in modern literature, but Rowling always seems to get a pass, possibly because she's pretty good at them.

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** She Harry's green eyes are usually described as almond shaped. They also look exactly like his mother's. That and the fact that he otherwise is a big fan of SaidBookism, and adverbs. These twin to his father are generally considered no-nos in modern literature, but Rowling always seems to get a pass, possibly because she's pretty good at them.said so often that even Harry gets tired of hearing it.
18th Dec '17 12:31:36 PM CheeseDogX
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** She is a big fan of SaidBookism, and adverbs. These are generally considered no-nos in modern literature, but Rowling always seems to get a pass, possibly because she's pretty good at them.
18th Dec '17 12:15:16 PM CheeseDogX
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** Also, characters responding to technobabble with "I see," only for the narrator to inform us that this was a lie.

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** Also, characters responding to technobabble with "I see," only for the narrator to inform us that this was a lie. Sometimes two or more characters will say it simultaneously.
18th Dec '17 12:01:52 PM CheeseDogX
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** Characters say "So?", with context making it clear it's meant in the sense of "Is that so?". It occurred in (among others) ''Literature/BetweenPlanets'', ''Literature/BeyondThisHorizon'', ''Literature/CitizenOfTheGalaxy'', ''Literature/DoubleStar'', ''Literature/FarmerInTheSky'', ''Literature/FarnhamsFreehold'', ''Literature/{{Friday}}'', ''Literature/GloryRoad'', etc.

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** Characters say "So?", with context making it clear it's meant in the sense of "Is that so?". It occurred in (among others) ''Literature/BetweenPlanets'', ''Literature/BeyondThisHorizon'', ''Literature/CitizenOfTheGalaxy'', ''Literature/DoubleStar'', ''Literature/FarmerInTheSky'', ''Literature/FarnhamsFreehold'', ''Literature/{{Friday}}'', ''Literature/GloryRoad'', ''Literature/StarshipTroopers'', etc.
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